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Christopher Miskovsky, M.D.

Dr. Miskovsky is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of  Medicine in Washington, DC, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national  medical honors society. Dr. Miskovsky completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, which has been named the top Orthopaedic program for several years by U.S. News and World Report. He then completed a hand fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Miskovsky has published several papers in leading medical journals and has presented research papers at medical meetings throughout the United States. He has instructed surgeons across the country on distal radius fracture care. Dr. Miskovsky was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America®.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society.

After 15 years in practice in Corpus Christi, Dr. Miskovsky and his family chose to relocate to the Dallas area. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters as well as playing golf and running.

Dr. Miskovsky has a special interest in endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery as well as distal radius fractures. He is available for treatment of hand, wrist and elbow problems, and is currently accepting new patients.

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Steven J. Thornton, M.D.

Dr. Steven Thornton is recognized as a leader in the age of minimally invasive surgery. His expertise includes arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic techniques.

While attending the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Thornton was elected to the AOA national honor society and was awarded the Donald Imrie Award for Most Outstanding Performance in Orthopaedic Surgery. After completing his orthopedic surgery residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Thornton was awarded the prestigious Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellowship at Cornell University’s Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

Dr. Thornton has authored and co-authored scientific articles and book chapters on various sports related topics ranging from elbow ligament reconstruction in throwing athletes to rotator cuff repair and ACL reconstruction, and has presented this information at meetings nationally. In addition, he is a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroscopy and serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Southwestern Medical Center.

Throughout his career, Dr. Thornton has continued to advance the field of sports medicine and has been elected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in Dallas in D Magazine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, and numerous other professional organizations.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Thornton enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and playing golf.

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James C. Walter, M.D.

Dr. James C. Walter specializes in arthroscopy and the treatment of sports-related injuries.  He is committed to the highest quality of care for all athletes ranging from youth to professional.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Walter attended Stanford University.  In 1991 he earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences and graduated with Distinction.  Dr. Walter received his medical degree from Washington University School in St. Louis.  Dr. Walter completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas.  Following his residency, Dr. Walter was awarded a prestigious surgical fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama.  He trained with Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Bill Clancy.  During his time there, Dr. Walter assisted in team care of the University of West Alabama and the Birmingham Barons.  He also assisted in the care of college and professional athletes from around the country and world.

Joining Texas Orthopaedic Associates in 2001, Dr. Walter currently serves as Orthopaedic Team Physician for Allen High School, Wakeland High School and Little Elm High School.  He serves as an Orthopaedic Consultant to the Prestonwood Christian Academy and Creekview High School.  He is known for his expertise in shoulder and elbow injuries of the throwing athlete as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the knee, shoulder and elbow.

Dr. Walter is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He participates in resident education as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  Dr. Walter’s professional affiliations include membership in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America and the Texas Society of Sports Medicine.  He has served as the Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and serves  as a Board Member of Texas Health Center for Diagnostics and Surgery.

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Robert R. Scheinberg, M.D.

Dr. Robert R. Scheinberg is regarded as a leader and authority in the field of sports medicine.  He treats athletes whose levels range from professional and collegiate to high school and recreational.  As a team physician for the United States Ski Team and multiple local high schools, he has a special interest in sports-related injuries, arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the knees, shoulder, elbow and hip.

Elected by his peers as one of the best doctors in Dallas, Texas Superdocs, and Best Doctors in America, Dr. Scheinberg has been board-certified in orthopaedic surgery since 1995.  He is a past president of the Texas Society for Sports Medicine and an honorary member of the Southwest Athletic Trainers Association.

Teaching remains one of Dr. Scheinberg’s interests.  He is a clinical assistant professor at UT Southwestern Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  The author of numerous papers and book chapters, he has presented and lectured at national and international conferences.  Dr. Scheinberg has developed innovative orthopaedic implants and techniques which are widely used by sports medicine surgeons around the world.

Recognized as one of the nation’s most experienced hip arthroscopic surgeons, he teaches and lectures in the US and abroad to fellow orthopedists about his techniques.

Dr. Scheinberg enjoys golf, skiing, running and fitness training with his family which includes his wife; Deon, a physical therapist and former Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader; his twins, Blake and Layne; and 2 Great Danes.

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